Articles Mentioning Majorca (Mallorca) Hotels

The Most Charming Boutique Hotels in Europe

A word of advice: Bigger isn’t always better when it comes to searching for the perfect hotel stay. In fact, for those seeking a more intimate, charming ambience with a personal touch, a boutique hotel is the way to go. Whether you’re heading off on a long vacation or sneaking in a short weekend getaway,…

6 Places Where You Don’t Have to Choose Between the Beach and Mountains

To recline on fine golden sand or explore scenic pine-scented forests? To discover colorful coral reefs or hike through lush tropical peaks? Sometimes it’s hard to choose between the beach and the mountains for a vacation, but there is another way. We searched high and low for destinations that offer the best of both worlds.…

The Best Beaches in Europe

Beach at the Blue & Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort/Oyster While you don’t necessarily need the sun to enjoy a beautiful beach, warm weather is a big part of the appeal of relaxing by the water. Europe has a range of climates, but summer in much of the continent is over before you know it, which…

9 Affordable Hotels on Beautiful Islands

Does the mere thought of an exotic island vacation cause several dollar signs to form in your eyes? It’s true, the crystal-clear blue waters, powdery (or even pebbly) sand, swaying palms, and creative cuisine can come at a high price. The key word there, however, is can. While you certainly can splurge on that overwater…

Our 17 Favorite Spa Resorts Around the World

Modern life involves traveling often and for all sorts of reasons. This year alone, you might have a big family get-together in another state, an annual ski trip with college buddies, and a cousin’s wedding halfway across the country. Here at Oyster, we embrace just about any excuse to hit the road, but what really…

Where to Go in Spain: A Cheat Sheet to the Top Destinations

Spain has been seducing the world’s creative types since long before we called them creative types, and has given the world everything from flamenco and tapas to “Don Quixote” and Pedro Almodovar. It’s a hub for all things traditional and bohemian, elegant and scruffy — and that mild Mediterranean climate means that almost any time…

Stunning Castle Hotels in Spain That Are Fit for a Fairytale

Unless you were born into royalty, plan on marrying a prince or princess, or simply have an obscene supply of cash, you probably think your chances of living in a castle are pretty slim. You’re probably right, but that doesn’t mean your dream can’t be realized on a smaller scale. Spain has more than 3,000…

9 Tiny Hotels That Prove the Best Things Do Come in Small Packages

When it comes to hotels, bigger isn’t always better. Sure, there’s something alluring about mega-resorts with seemingly endless activities, numerous dining and drinking options, and all the pools your heart desires. But there’s also the flip side of the coin, with some travelers looking for a more intimate, personalized experience. If you’re one of the…

7 besondere Wanderrouten für einen Ausflug in den Frühling

Wenn die Bäume ihren ersten Grünschimmer bekommen und die Tage wieder heller und länger werden, erwachen in uns die Frühlingsgefühle: Mit den ersten Sonnenstrahlen fühlen wir uns wieder aktiver, unternehmungslustiger und auch reisefreudiger. Dann ist der perfekte Zeitpunkt gekommen, um die winterliche Trägheit abzustreifen, die Winterstiefel in den Schrank zu stellen und die Wanderschuhe auszupacken!…

5 Reasons to Visit Majorca in the Winter

Often seen solely as a bucket-and-spade summer vacation destination, the Mediterranean island of Majorca has plenty to offer visitors during the off season, when the temperature dials down and the flood of tourists thins to a trickle. Here are our top five reasons to pay a visit to this gorgeous Balearic isle over the cooler…